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New York Jets waive former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps

The Jets waived Jake Heaps and signed journeyman NFL quarterback Josh Johnson on Thursday.

The offseason status of NFL players with Utah college and high school ties

A total of 69 players with Utah ties currently find themselves on rosters around the NFL. Here's a look at every one of them. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Randy Hollis: Brady's role in 'Deflategate' could cast shadow on his career

The ongoing saga "Deflategate" won't go away. Patriots star QB Tom Brady insists he did nothing wrong and has threatened to sue the NFL if he's suspended. But his alleged role in the scandal could... Read more »

May 17, 2015

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In the NFL, helmet sensors are a sensitive issue

When big-money NFL careers are at stake, the use of impact-measuring sensors in football helmets isn't as routine as one might expect. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Football Hall of Famer Bobby Bell gets degree at age of 74

Bobby Bell sat down in the chair, his black gown draped over his shoulders, the black cap tilted just perfectly and the white tassels hanging to his right. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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NFLPA: We will call Goodell as witness in 'Deflategate'

Tom Brady wants to call Commissioner Roger Goodell as a witness in the appeal of the four-game suspension he was handed for "Deflategate." Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Tom Brady appeals NFL's suspension in 'Deflategate'

Tom Brady appealed his four-game suspension for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game, and the players union urged Commissioner Roger Goodell to appoint a neutral... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Pats lawyer: "Deflator" texts about weight loss, not balls

A Patriots lawyer says the "deflator" nickname used by a ballboy and cited in the NFL's decision to suspend quarterback Tom Brady was about weight loss, not footballs. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Appeal denied for tribal leader who accepted Redskins gifts

An American Indian tribe in Utah won't reinstate a leader ousted from office for accepting gifts from the Washington Redskins. Read more »

May 13, 2015

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23 players with Utah ties will be wearing new numbers in the NFL

From rookies to veterans, so far 23 players with Utah ties have new numbers in the NFL. Here's a breakdown of what numbers they will be wearing, including three who won't be changing numbers. Read more »

May 13, 2015

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Deseret News Sports podcast: Is Tom Brady’s punishment fair? Did Tyler Haws get snubbed?

The NFL came down hard on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots Monday for the "deflategate" incident. However, was the punishment for the probability Brady was involved fair? Read more »

May 12, 2015

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MLB pumps up ball security after Tom Brady flap

Even before Tom Brady was penalized, Major League Baseball boosted its prevent defense. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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NFL investigator says he found direct evidence against Brady

The lawyer who investigated the New England Patriots insisted Tuesday that he found direct, not just circumstantial, evidence to show quarterback Tom Brady knew team employees were deflating... Read more »

May 12, 2015

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APNewsBreak: Former player arrested in NC sports agent probe

A former college football player has been arrested and charged with acting as an agent and violating North Carolina's law that bars illegally luring collegiate athletes into contracts. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Former Ute Kaelin Clay signs rookie deal, says special teams is his priority with Buccaneers (+video)

Former Utah receiver Kaelin Clay signed his rookie contract on Tuesday, two days after the team's rookie mini-camp wrapped up. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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NFL suspends Brady 4 games for deflated footballs

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are preparing for a fight. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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Former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps signs contract with New York Jets

Jake Heaps, who played at BYU from 2010-11, has signed a contract with the New York Jets after trying out at the team's mini-camp. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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NFL suspends Tom Brady 4 games for deflated footballs

The NFL suspended Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady for the first four games on Monday for his role in a scheme to deflate footballs used in the AFC title game. The league also fined the Patriots $1 million... Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Jameis Winston files counterclaim, denies he raped woman

Attorneys for No. 1 NFL pick Jameis Winston said in a federal court filing that the former Florida State University quarterback did not rape a woman who is suing him and that she is motivated by... Read more »

May 9, 2015

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After 1st Seattle practice, Clark faces questions on arrest

Frank Clark spent the past week since being drafted in the second round by the Seattle Seahawks reliving what took place last November, when he was arrested on a domestic violence charge. Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Doug Robinson: The NFL is nothing but talk when it comes to character

The NFL learned nothing from the troubles of last season — when it comes to the draft and free agency, a 40 time still trumps a red flag and character really doesn't matter. Read more »

May 8, 2015

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Free agent roundup: Where locals signed after the draft

With the 2015 NFL draft over, undrafted prospects are free to sign with NFL teams of their choosing and many prospects out of Utah schools have already signed undrafted free agent deals. Read more »

May 2, 2015

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Ranking the 33 Utah ties selected in the NFL draft's 2nd round

There have been 33 players with Utah ties selected in the second round of the NFL draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »

May 1, 2015

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What the past 20 years reveal about BYU, Utah and Utah State and the NFL draft

How have the local schools fared in the draft since 1995, and how long of careers are their athletes experiencing in the NFL? Here's a look at how NFL draft picks from Utah, BYU and Utah State... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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NFL Draft expert: Eric Rowe is first-round material; Jordan Leslie likely to be drafted

CBS Sports NFL Draft expert Dane Brugler answers five questions pertaining to the upcoming draft, including discussing the outlook for several local college stars. Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Pair of former Utah high schoolers win Super Bowl with the Patriots

Sealver Siliga wrapped up his feelings in six simple words: "Super Bowl champs. We're the best." The Copper Hills High alum, as well as American Fork's Jordan Devey, can proudly state that... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2015

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